Here are some great 65th birthday greetings to use to send either heartfelt or funny birthday wishes.
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Sincere 65th Birthday Wishes
#1 On your birthday, may your ears be filled with years of laughter. May your tongue speak wise lessons to us all. And may the road ahead be walked with this in mind: there is no substitute for a life well-lived. Have a happy 65th birthday.
#2 Happy 65th birthday! Like the sturdy oak tree, you are the embodiment of wisdom and strength. You have flourished in sunny days and stood firm through cloudy storms. From seed to shrub to mighty tree, you have come a long way. It is an honor to commemorate this remarkable milestone with you. Sending you the best birthday wishes!
#3 Whiskey, cheese, and leather boots – some things only get better with age. It is about time we added your name to that list! You have aged as finely as a 20-year-old Cabernet. As you get ready to take your place upon the rest of the golden oldies, I send you the best birthday wishes. Happy 65th!
#4 I find it hard to believe you are turning 65 today. You look incredible! If I did not know any better, I would accuse you of having a map to the mythical fountain of youth. Seriously though, you do not look a day over 50. I hope you have a wonderful birthday and many more to come.
#5 You are turning 65 – Congratulations. If it is true that things get better with age, you are about to enter the best phase of your life. Pants are no longer mandatory. It is acceptable to wear a robe all day. And best of all, you can speak your mind, and nobody takes offense. Happy birthday! I hope it is incredible.
#6 Congratulations on the milestone of your 65th birthday. This is a time to enjoy the memories of your past and plan your dreams for the future. My wish for you is that every day brings adventure and a renewed zest for all life has to offer. I hope you absorb many sunsets, get used to the feel of the breeze in your hair, and are lulled by the sounds of the birds. Happy birthday for this year and many to come.
#7 There are twenty-four hours every year set aside to mark your birthday. I hope you spend all twenty-four in happy celebration of the day you were born and the life you live. I wish you the best for each hour to follow. Happy Birthday!
#8 Turning 65 may mean that you feel a few more aches and pains than you did before, but embrace them all. Each time we are fortunate to celebrate another milestone is a day to truly recognize ourselves for all that we are, and you are loved and honored by all. Happy birthday on your special milestone day.
#9 In your time on this planet, I’m sure there have been times where you’ve put others before yourself. But today is for you, so let’s honor it in a way worthy of your years. You’ve still got so many memories to create. Best birthday wishes from me to you on your 65th birthday.
#10 65 sure is a funny age. Old folks think you’re young, and young folks think you’re old. So I hope that those older than you see your youth, and those younger than you see your wisdom. May they all see how far you’ve come. Have a happy birthday.
#11 Birthday greetings to you! Like a great oak, your roots remain solidly grounded. Winters have come and gone, but you remain standing. You’ve been strengthened by your years, and it’s time to celebrate that. I wish you a wonderful 65th birthday.
#12 I wish you health and happiness on your 65th birthday. Your life contains a host of experiences that are unique, significant, and vital to who you are today. Here’s to remembering the past and anticipating the future. Have a happy birthday.
#13 Your zest for life is as infectious as a zombie bite. Your energy is as vibrant as a leprechaun’s pot of gold. Your spirit is as fiery as a newly risen phoenix. You are the stuff of legends. May the years ahead be as epic as the years gone passed. Happy 65th birthday to someone utterly extraordinary.
#14 Turning 65 means so many great things. It means you don’t have to wait until you a certain age to vote, to take your driver’s test, and you are old enough for a beer. You basically get to do whatever you want. So today, on your birthday, may you spend it however you wish. Happy 65th birthday!
#15 Celebrating turning 65 means that you have seen the world change, the good and the bad, and your best self has come out of it all. You know that no matter what changes may still come that you will handle them all with wisdom and grace. You are a living legend. Best birthday greetings and wishes for now and always.
#16 Usually, when one celebrates their birthday, they are given best wishes for dreams and aspirations to come true. But it is my hope that you have achieved all you desire and more. I expect that today, on the celebration of your 65th, you can just take pride in all you’ve done and enjoy the love of family and friends. Happy birthday.
#17 Birthday greetings, from me to you. Today, on your 65th birthday, you may feel a little older than before. But to me, you have always had a young spirit. It is for this reason that I would say you have a long way to go before anyone, even you, can call you old. Happy birthday.
#18 I’m happy to celebrate your 65th birthday! Though some people measure life by what you do or what you own, I’m writing to honor who you are. Today, I hope you take a moment to enjoy the person you’ve become and all that you have to offer. Best birthday wishes to you.
#19 I wish you a happy birthday filled with light. Let your 65 years of energy brighten your path and guide your journey. Have a truly beautiful celebration and know that I’m in the moment with you! I hope the next year brings you peace. Namaste.
#20 Did I hear that right? This is your 65th birthday? That doesn’t seem possible. Either way, I hope you have a wonderful day. As for me, I’m going to spend the day trying to believe you’re actually 65. Happy Birthday!
#21 Congratulations on turning 65. May this birthday find you looking happily back at the past and joyfully forward to the future. And may it be the beginning of a wonderful new chapter in your life.
#22 65 isn’t just any number, because today it is yours. May this day be one of happy memories and wonderful plans for the future. You’re being wished nothing but the best, today and always.
#23 Once upon a time, 65 was “old,” but times have changed for the better. The world is a wide and wonderful place, filled with amazing opportunities for you. Here’s wishing you nothing but happiness as the next chapter of your life unfolds.
#24 I want you to know just how much your 65th birthday means to me. Celebrating this milestone with you gives me a lot of happiness. Have a wonderful time enjoying this very, very special day.
#25 I’ve told you “Happy Birthday” before, but this time makes me happier than ever. Today, you’re turning 65 and looking forward to a whole new world of possibilities. I can’t wait to see what the future brings your way.
Sincere 65th Birthday Quotes
“We don’t grow older, we grow riper.” Pablo Picasso
“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” Franz Kafka
“The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles!” Ralph Waldo Emerson
“It is better to wear out than to rust out.” Bishop Richard Cumberland
“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” Mark Twain
“One day you will look back and see that all along you were blooming.” Morgan Harper Nichols
“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” Frank Lloyd Wright
“Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional!” Walt Disney
“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln
“It matters not how long we live but how.” Philip James Bailey
“Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.” Ben Franklin
“Getting old is a fascinating thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.” Keith Richards
“I believe the second half of one’s life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.” Frances Lear
“We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.” George Bernard Shaw
“Getting old is like climbing a mountain; you get a little out of breath, but the view is much better!” Ingrid Bergman
“Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” Jackie Joyner-Kersee
“The trouble is, when a number—your age—becomes your identity, you’ve given away your power to choose your future.” Richard J. Leider
“I’m baffled that anyone might not think women get more beautiful as they get older. Confidence comes with age, and looking beautiful comes from the confidence someone has in themselves.” Kate Winslet
“Know that you are the perfect age. Each year is special and precious, for you shall only live it once. Be comfortable with growing older.” Louise Hay
“Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” John Lennon
“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain
“Don’t waste so much time worrying about your skin or your weight. Develop what you do, what you put your hands on in the world.” Meryl Streep
“Laughter is timeless. Imagination has no age. And dreams are forever.” Walt Disney
“The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts and we grow happier as we grow older.” William Lyon Phelps
“My physical body may be less efficient and less beautiful in old age. But God has given me an enormous compensation: my mind is richer my Soul is broader and my wisdom is at a peak. I am so happy with the riches of my advanced peak age that, contrary to Faust, I would not wish to return to youth.” Robert Muller
Funny 65th Birthday Quotes
“Middle age is when work is a lot less fun, and fun is a lot more work.” Milton Berle
“You know you’re getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.” Bob Hope
“As you get older, the pickings get slimmer, but the people don’t.” Carrie Fisher
“Zeal, n. A certain nervous disorder afflicting the young and inexperienced.” Ambrose Bierce
“I stay away from natural foods. At my age, I need all the preservatives I can get.” George Burns
“You know you’re getting old when everything hurts. And what doesn’t hurt doesn’t work.” Hy Gardner
“Don’t let aging get you down. It’s too hard to get back up.” John Wagner
“There are three stages of man: he believes in Santa Claus, he does not believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.” Bob Phillips
“To get back to my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.” Oscar Wilde
“Middle age is when you are sitting at home on a Saturday night and the phone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.” Ogden Nash
“Middle age is that perplexing time of life when we hear two voices calling us, one saying, ‘Why not?’ and the other, ‘Why bother?’” Sydney J. Harris
“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about your age.” Lucille Ball
“At age 20, we worry about what others think of us. At age 40, we don’t care what they think of us. At age 60, we discover they haven’t been thinking of us at all.” Ann Landers
“I must be getting absent-minded. Whenever I complain that things aren’t what they used to be, I always forget to include myself.” George Burns
“Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what happened.” Jennifer Yane
“It’s official, I’m middle-aged and I don’t need drugs anymore. I can get the same effect just by standing up really fast.” Jonathan Katz
“When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth.” Elmer Davis
“You spend 90% of your adult life hoping for a long rest and the last 10% trying to convince the Lord that you’re actually not that tired.” Robert Brault
“Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that the people who have the most live the longest.” Larry Lorenzoni
“As we grow older, our bodies get shorter and our anecdotes longer.” Robert Quillen
“The first sign of maturity is the discovery that the volume control also turns to the left.” Jerry M. Wright
“If I’d known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself.” Adolph Zukor
“Nobody expects to trust his body much after the age of fifty.” Alexander Hamilton
“You know you’re getting old when you stoop to tie your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you’re down there.” George Burns
“Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.” Bob Hope
“I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything till noon. That’s when it’s time for my nap.” Bob Hope
“Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.” Dan Bennett
“Years ago we discovered the exact point, the dead center of middle age. It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and too old to rush to the net.” Franklin Adams
“The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible.” Judith Regan
“I refuse to admit I’m more than fifty-two, even if that does make my sons illegitimate.” Nancy Astor
“A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, ‘At my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.’” Claude Pepper
“I’m at that age where my back goes out more than I do.” Phyllis Diller
“The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it.” Doris Day
“Middle age: Later than you think and sooner than you expect.” Earl Wilson
“Like all good ruins, I look better by moonlight.” Phyllis Diller
“As a graduate of the Zsa Zsa Gabor School of Creative mathematics, I honestly do not know how old I am.” Erma Bombeck
“The old begin to complain of the conduct of the young when they themselves are no longer able to set a bad example.” François de la Rochefoucauld
“People say that age is just a state of mind. I say it’s more about the state of your body.” Geoffrey Parfitt
“At my age, flowers scare me.” George Burns
“Middle age: When you begin to exchange your emotions for symptoms.” Georges Clemenceau
“You know you’re getting old when you can pinch an inch on your forehead.” John Mendoza
“You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.” Ogden Nash
“Old age is always fifteen years older than I am.” Oliver Wendell Holmes
“There are three ages of man: youth, middle age, and ‘you’re looking well.’” Red Skelton
“Middle age: The time when you’ll do anything to feel better, except give up what is hurting you.” Robert Quillen
“I’m like old wine. They don’t bring me out very often…but I’m well preserved.” Rose Kennedy
“As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.” Sir Norman Wisdom
“What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.” Voltaire
“Life begins at 40, but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.” William Feather
“Youth is when you are allowed to stay up late on New Year’s Eve. Middle age is when you are forced to.” William Vaughan